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East Midtown Rezoning- List of Calendared Buildings

Update: The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted to calendar 12 buildings in East Midtown   The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted on May 10, 2016 to calendar 7 buildings in East Midtown, bringing the total number of calendared properties in the area to 12. The other 5 buildings were calendared in 2013, after the city […]

Proposed East Midtown Rezoning

Update: The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted to calendar 12 buildings in East Midtown Update: The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted on May 10, 2016 to calendar 7 buildings in East Midtown, bringing the total number of calendared properties in the area to 12. The other 5 buildings were calendared in 2013, after the city […]

“A Proven Success: How the New York City Landmarks Law and Process Benefit the City”

Report Assesses Value of Landmark Preservation 50 Years After Passage of New York City Landmarks Law Rebuts Claims From Real Estate Board of New York as Self-Serving A Proven Success – CECPP Report   Opening Letter from HDC President Leo Blackman A new report shows how landmark designation by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission […]

Responding to Real Estate Board Disinformation

Last week CityLand published a Guest Commentary from Steven Spinola, President of REBNY.  Simeon Bankoff, Executive Director of the Historic Districts Council submitted this commentary in response: “Almost anywhere in the City could be exploited to make more money in the short-term.  Central Park would make someone a fortune as a parking lot, Lincoln Center would have […]

E-BULLETIN – In 1988, Steven Spinola President of REBNY said the same thing he said last week; and we’re the ones against change?

 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL July 2013, Volume 10, Number 4     REBNY’s 50-Year War on Landmarks You may have noticed that the Real Estate Board of New York have been making some noise lately about how much of Lower Manhattan has landmark protection. This is really no surprise to anyone who has […]

Proposed East Midtown Rezoning: Gallery of Potential Individual Landmarks

To read more about the rezoning click here HDC Identifies Buildings of Interest in the East Midtown Rezoning Area. View a pdf of the map: East Midtown Rezoning Map with Historic Resources They have been separated into five different building types: Residential: Hotels: Institutional: Pre-War Commercial/Office Buildings Post-War Commercial/Office Building Additional Buildings of Concern: The […]

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